Australian singer-songwriters Tash Parker and Emma Anglesey have teamed up to form new folk pop band Runaway Belles. Their first single “Dream” has been released before they head out on the road to play at various festivals like Falls Festival, Cygnet Folk Festival, Mona Foma and more! It is the perfect soundtrack for the summer holiday.
Dream is one of a collection of songs that is recorded in one of the heritage listed bluestone cottages at Duck Reach, Launceston. Co-produced by Angelsey and Parker in their first foray into producing. The duo worked with the assistance of Melbourne based mixing and mastering engineering Becki Whitton. The song also features Anita Quayle on cello and Josh Barbar on Bass and percussion. The track was mixed and mastered by Lachlan Carrick at Moose Mastering. Both established artists and storytellers in their own right, the Runaway Belles first performed together at Dark Mofo in 2014. They sang and played on each other’s songs.
They are a recipient of the Arts Tasmania 2019 Grant for Groups. Along with a grant awarded to release multiple singles and an EP in 2020. The summer festival timed release of Dream, ahead of their 2020 release schedule, foreshadows a multitude of upcoming festival performances and shows for the Runaway Belles. “Given these wonderful opportunities to play our songs, we wanted to release Dream ahead of schedule to give our fans something they could take home with them”. Follow the Runaway Belles Facebook page to stay updated on their touring dates.
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